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The Arizona-Mexico Commission is having its 2018 summit in Tucson on Thursday and Friday. Mining is one of the subjects expected at the top of this summit's agenda, but what else is expected?
Jun. 14, 2018
Amid trade wars and political tensions, something is bringing Canada, Mexico and the U.S. together: the 2026 Soccer Men’s World Cup. “United 2026” will be the first World Cup hosted by three nations.
Jun. 14, 2018
The U.S. Border Patrol says it is asking for the public’s assistance with information anyone may have about who shot an agent early Tuesday morning. The agent shot is a veteran agent who has worked 21 years for the Border Patrol.
Jun. 13, 2018
Business and government leaders from Arizona and Sonora are en route to Tucson for the Arizona-Mexico Commission summit, which kicks off Thursday. Among the items on the two-day agenda are professional sports, cross-border supply chains, tourism and streamlining customs policies.
Jun. 13, 2018
The ex-wife of the man who shot and killed six people in the Phoenix metro area earlier this month spoke to reporters Tuesday for the first time.
Jun. 12, 2018
The FBI and the Border Patrol's internal affairs division, the Office of Professional Responsibility, is investigating the shooting.
Jun. 12, 2018
The Goldwater Institute will present oral arguments Wednesday in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in a lawsuit that questions the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Jun. 12, 2018
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ruled Monday that people fleeing domestic violence generally do not qualify for asylum. One Arizona immigration lawyer said the legal decision endangers women.
Jun. 11, 2018
A long-time drug trafficker born in the U.S. who rose in ranks in Mexico’s notorious drug trafficking syndicate will likely spend the rest of his life in prison.
Jun. 11, 2018
U.S. Customs and Border Protection plans to spend millions of dollars on a new project to keep job applicants interested in becoming agents on the country’s borders.
Jun. 11, 2018
The most iconic alcoholic beverage of Americana, bourbon, has been targeted by the trade wars between the U.S. and Mexico. After the U.S. government imposed tariffs on Mexican steel and aluminum, its Mexican counterparts retaliated by taxing several American goods, including Southern-style whiskey.
Trump’s Steel Tariffs Provoke Retaliation From Mexico
Jun. 8, 2018
Both highways that were closed earlier this week because of the 377 Fire have now reopened. The northeastern Arizona fire is now 70 percent contained.
Jun. 8, 2018
A coalition of activist groups called One Arizona has a goal to register 200,000 Arizonans to cast ballots in November, and the recent settlement of a voter registration lawsuit will affect those efforts.
Jun. 7, 2018
A federal judge in Arizona has sentenced a 28-year-old Iranian national to time served for asylum fraud. Ali Vahdani Pour lied on his asylum application, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Arizona.
Jun. 6, 2018
At a time when many families are hitting the road to visit national parks, a report that came out Wednesday calls on the Trump Administration to drop any plans that would allow uranium mining outside Grand Canyon National Park.
Jun. 6, 2018
As Mexico prepares to hold presidential elections in a month, its electoral institute is expecting not only voters both inside and outside the country, it is also inviting some special guests: foreigners to observe and monitor the elections.
Jun. 5, 2018
State Route 277 was closed in both directions Monday and Tuesday from Heber-Overgaard to Snowflake, while State Route 377 was shut down between Holbrook and Heber-Overgaard.
Jun. 5, 2018
The national infrastructure for refugee resettlement was built to take in about 85,000 people a year. President Donald Trump’s administration cut the cap to 45,000 this year. But the U.S. will likely let in less than half of that number.
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Jun. 5, 2018
The Interior Department seized $4.8 million in drugs during a weeklong sting operation on Arizona tribal land.
May. 31, 2018
Two bears have been euthanized this week after Arizona officials say they became a public safety threat. One mother bear left two cubs behind.
May. 31, 2018

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